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[liberationtech] One time pad Management system?

Paul Elliott pelliott at blackpatchpanel.com
Fri Jul 12 12:02:26 PDT 2013


On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 04:15:22PM +0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 08:12:32PM -0500, Paul Elliott wrote:
> > Are there any practical one time pad management systems out there,
> > GPLed for GNU/Linux?
> 
> The biggest problem of one-time pads is their generation.
> You need a properly whitened and reviewed hardware entropy 
> source for that, which is a rare beast indeed (e.g.
> many do not trust Intel's hardware RNG).

Please give more info on this. What about the hardware
rng that amd used to build into their computers?

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